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SQUIRREL HILL TUNNEL MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING ACTIVITIES SUNDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 30 – THURSDAY NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 3 IN PITTSBURGH

Maintenance and washing activities in the Squirrel Hill Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday night, August 30.

 

A single-lane closure will occur in the outbound (eastbound) tunnel on Sunday night, August 30 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Single-lane closures will occur in both directions of the tunnel from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night from Monday night, August 31 through Thursday night, September 3. 

 

LONG-TERM WESTBOUND ROUTE 380 CLOSURE THURSDAY, AUGUST 27 – NOVEMBER IN PITTSBURGH
PORTIONS OF BAUM BOULEVARD, NORTH CRAIG STREET TO CLOSE FOR 91 DAYS
A long-term closure of westbound Route 380  in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin on Thursday, August 27 weather permitting.
(Route 380 in the westbound direction will be closed from the intersection of Baum Boulevard and Melwood Avenue to the intersection of North Craig Street and Bigelow Boulevard.  Traffic on Bigelow Boulevard from Oakland at the intersection with North Craig Street will be able to continue west on Bigelow Boulevard.  Two way traffic will be maintained on Bigelow Boulevard between Herron Avenue and North Craig Street.) 

Beginning at approximately 4 a.m. on Thursday, westbound Route 380 (Baum Boulevard/North Craig Street) will close to traffic from the intersection of Melwood Avenue and Baum Boulevard to the intersection of North Craig Street and Bigelow Boulevard.  The long-term closure will occur around-the-clock for 91 consecutive days.  All westbound traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

  • Take Baum Boulevard to Liberty Avenue

  • Follow Liberty Avenue to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • Turn left onto the Bloomfield Bridge

  • Turn right onto Bigelow Boulevard

  • End detour

Motorists on Bigelow Boulevard at the intersection with North Craig Street can continue westbound on Bigelow Boulevard.

Additionally, eastbound traffic on Route 380 will be restricted to a single-lane from the Bloomfield Bridge to Melwood Avenue during the westbound closure.  Crews will conduct roadway reconstruction.

NORTHBOUND BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE CLOSURE BEGINS MONDAY, AUGUST 24 – MID-SEPTEMBER IN PITTSBURGH
The northbound Bloomfield Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will close to traffic beginning Monday, August 24, weather permitting.

Beginning at 4 a.m. on Monday, a 26 consecutive day, around-the-clock closure of northbound Bloomfield Bridge will occur.  The bridge will be closed to northbound traffic at Bigelow Boulevard.  Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

  • From the southern end of the bridge, take Bigelow Boulevard east

  • Continue straight onto North Craig Street

  • Turn left onto Baum Boulevard

  • Follow Baum Boulevard to Liberty Avenue

  • Turn left onto Liberty Avenue and follow to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • End detour

Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down and expect changing traffic patterns.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

BAUM BOULEVARD/BIGELOW BOULEVARD/BLOOMFIELD BRIDGE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS TUESDAY, JUNE 30 – AUGUST 2016 IN PITTSBURGH
A $12.34 million improvement project on Route 380 (Bigelow Boulevard, Baum Boulevard, North Craig Street and the Bloomfield Bridge) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin on Tuesday, June 30 weather permitting.

Roadway reconstruction work will occur on Route 380 (Baum Boulevard/North Craig Street/Bigelow Boulevard) between Morewood Avenue and Herron Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh.  The project includes full depth reconstruction from the Bigelow Boulevard eastbound off-ramp to the Bloomfield Bridge to the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT Busway.  Additionally, reconstruction of the Baum Avenue bridge deck and milling and resurfacing of Baum Avenue from the bridge to Morewood Avenue will occur.  Other work includes reconstruction of ADA curb cut ramps, traffic signal upgrades and pavement reconstruction at the Bloomfield Bridge.

Beginning at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 the ramp from eastbound (outbound) Bigelow Boulevard to the Bloomfield Bridge will close to traffic for 44 consecutive days for roadway reconstruction.  Traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

  • Motorists will continue eastbound on Bigelow Boulevard past the ramp

  • Continue straight onto North Craig Street

  • Turn left onto Baum Boulevard

  • Follow Baum Boulevard to Liberty Avenue

  • Turn left onto Liberty Avenue and follow to the Bloomfield Bridge

  • End detour

Single-lane restrictions for structural steel work will begin at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30 on the Baum Avenue Bridge over the PAT busway.  Long-term single-lane closures on the bridge will be implemented at a later date.

Roadway reconstruction work will begin tentatively on July 8 on Bigelow Boulevard between North Craig Street and approximately Herron Avenue.  All traffic will be shifted into the eastbound lanes.  A single lane will be maintained in each direction in the eastbound lanes as crews begin work in the westbound lanes.  Reconstruction work will continue through late August.  Once the work is complete, all traffic will be shifted into the newly constructed westbound lanes so the eastbound reconstruction can begin.

Additional work in 2015 that is currently unscheduled includes:

  • Roadway reconstruction of North Craig Street between Bigelow Boulevard and the Baum Avenue Bridge.  A 91 day closure will be required.

  • Multiple weekend closure of Blessing Street for roadway reconstruction.

  • Reconstruction work on the Bloomfield Bridge ramps at Bigelow Boulevard.  Two separate long-term ramp closures will occur.

The project will conclude in August of 2016.  Work occurring next year includes the deck replacement of the Baum Boulevard bridge and the milling and resurfacing of Baum Boulevard between the bridge and Morewood Avenue.

ROUTE 28 ITS INSTALLATION MONDAY, MAY 11 – MID-NOVEMBER IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) installation on Route 28 in various areas of Allegheny County will begin on Monday, May 11 weather permitting.

Crews from Wellington Power Corporation will begin installation of CCTV cameras and Dynamic Message signs for Route 28 in the following locations through mid-November:

  • Route 28 between the 62nd Street in Etna Borough to Russellton Road in Harmar Township.  Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Delafield Road in the City of Pittsburgh. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

  • Alpha Drive, Beta Drive and Powers Run Road in O’Hara Township. Shoulder and lane restrictions will occur as needed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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